Of course I have your morning roundup of interesting news in South Florida. Here you go.
A- HuffPo: Dude runs barefoot from Palm Beach County to Miami-Dade.
A self-proclaimed ultra-marathoner, Drautz opted to run instead of walk and chose cycling shorts and a T-shirt with a "Barefoot Mailman" graphic emblazoned on it instead of a postal carrier's uniform and mailbag.B- WSVN: Sad.
On Saturday, Drautz, also a former Lake Worth mayor, began his trek at the Boynton Inlet and ran south along the coast to Baker's Haulover Inlet where he finished his journey eight and a half hours later.
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. — Wildlife officials say a guest at the Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge found a pelican and a herring gull with Busch Light beer cans around their necks like collars.C- TC Palm: Funeral for St. Lucie County officer shot and killed in the line of duty.
Vogel told authorities the gull's head appeared to have been forced through the can. But the beer can was modified to fit around the pelican's neck.
Totman says it probably took two people to pull off this act. She says the gull was gasping for breath when Vogel found it.
St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team members paid a final respect by pounding team lapel pins into the slain officer’s casket with their fists.D- South Florida Business Journal: Slideshow, hot and cold lending spots in Broward County.
E- NBC Miami: Life in South Florida.
Rubio said she parked her 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee near the front of the store just before noon. The store's surveillance camera caught an unmarked white tow-truck hauling it away.F- NBC Miami: And they're never wrong, right?
Witnesses would have been none the wiser because it is not uncommon to see a tow truck removing a vehicle in an area with many parking meters and tow away zone signs.
"The detective herself told my sister that that's not the first case a car has been stolen by a white tow truck that has no name," said Jose Rubio, her son.
It may be a new fear for Floridians: falling victim to a sinkhole.G- WPTV: Coming up.
For people living in South Florida, there is good news. University of Miami research scientist Dr. Shimon Wdowinski said residents don't have to worry.
"We won't completely rule it out, but it's not very likely to happen over here," he said.
Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday March 10, 2013.
It will last until 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 3.